THE UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH

Regius Chair of Engineering

Location
Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh
Salary
Grade UOE10 from £61,818 per annum
Posted
25 Nov 2021
End of advertisement period
10 Dec 2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Regius Chair of Engineering

School of Engineering, College of Science & Engineering

Grade UOE10 from £61,818 per annum

Open-ended, 35 hours per week

1 post available

The School of Engineering seeks to appoint the Regius Chair of Engineering. The Regius Chair of Engineering is a Royal Professorship in Engineering, established since 1868 in the University of Edinburgh. The Chair is attached to the University's College of Science and Engineering, based at the King's Buildings in Edinburgh. Appointment to the Regius Chair is by Royal Warrant from the British monarch, on the recommendation of Scotland's First Minister.  The appointee will be based in one of the School of Engineering’s seven Research Institutes and four Teaching Disciplines. The successful candidate will have a distinguished track record in Engineering, intellectual vision and strategic focus in research and education.

The post is full-time and open-ended and the salary is on the Professorial scale.

The Opportunity:

The successful candidate will have a distinguished track record in Engineering, intellectual vision and strategic focus in research and education. You will be an exemplary communicator who is able to inform, enlighten and inspire both undergraduate and postgraduate students, as well as leading outreach activities with the general public. You will have an outstanding research portfolio in Engineering, providing evidence of collaborative working, attracting external research funding and producing significant outputs. You will have demonstrated substantial skills in influencing, stimulating and motivating people (students and colleagues) and be able to plan and organise resources effectively. You will have outstanding achievement in delivering research project results and/or effective learning programmes with high-quality publications, knowledge exchange and innovation as appropriate.

The post is full-time and open-ended and the salary is on the Professorial scale.

A full list of main responsibilities and the knowledge, skills and experience required for the role can be found in the full job description available on the University of Edinburgh website.

For informal discussion, potential candidates are invited to contact the Head of School, Prof Conchúr Ó Brádaigh at +44 131 650 5566 or HoS.Eng@ed.ac.uk

Interviews are expected to take place on 12th and 13th of January 2022.

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